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Re: [IP] Glucophage



>        Subject:
>        Glucophage
>        ---------------------------------
>        I would like to know if any IDDM's have been given Glucophage
>        to help with control.  My Dr. prescribed it especially for my
>        night highs.  From what I understand it will reduce the glucose
>        produced by the liver and reduce intestinal glucose absorption.
>        I haven't started it yet because I wanted to learn a little
>        more about the possible side effects, especially lactic
>        acidosis.  I now pump 2.5/hr. from 11pm - 5am and still have a
>        high morning reading sometimes.
>        Any information would be appriciated.

Dumb question,

Why would you not adjust your night time basal rate to reduce the 
highs??

Have you profiled your basal requirements (see Pumping Insulin).
Michael
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